The workshops are : 1.30-3.30pm on Mondays. So come along : cost $5.00 to members, who are asked to wear their badges
recent & current workshops:-
Monday 15 July 2019 – Google World : Brian Oakes
Monday 22 July 2019 – MEMBERS MEETING – OUR NEW LOOK – Anne Philpott and Ian
Monday 29 July 2019 – What is your phone up to tonight? -Anne Philpott
Monday 5 August : no workshop.
Monday 12 August 2019 – The Internet of things – Brian Oakes
Monday 19 August 2019 –
Monday 26 August 2019 – Using a Password manager – Alan Spicer
Monday 9 September 2019 – Streaming TV for the Rugby World cup
Workshops — These are held at 1.30pm every Monday afternoon during Term time, excluding Public Holidays. Workshop subjects are many and varied, but all relate to some aspect of the world of computers. Some examples of Workshops from 2018 and 2019 are:-
o Smart TV – what it is and how to use it.
o What to look for when buying a new computer
o How to use TradeMe
o Obtaining ebooks and magazines from the library
o Streaming Music – iTunes and Apple Music
o Using a Tablet overseas
o Google – more than just a search engine
o Organising files on your computer
o Password Management
o Creating Greeting Cards using Publisher
o Understanding your digital camera
o Downloading photos from camera/tablet/phone
o Picture Perfect – enhancing and editing photos
o Introduction to Genealogy
o Social Media – Facebook, Instagram etc.
o Using Skype, Facetime and Viba
o Introduction to Internet Radio
o Confidence with Online Banking
o Creating a Calendar
o Creating an Interactive Christmas letter
o Navigating with Google maps
o Backing up your PC
o Changing face of television
o Auckland Transport App
o Saving files to the cloud
o Tips and tricks in Windows 10
o Buying a new Computer
o DNA testing for genealogy
o Google’s G mail, Google contacts and Google drive
o Password management
Monday 8 July 2019 – 3D Printing: Ian Poole
Monday 1 July 2019 – E Books from the library: Kelvin Burgess
Monday 10 June 2019 – Using Bookmarks in Chrome and 3rd Party Apps . Organising Webpages and how to use Symbaloo to organise your favourite web pages : Brian Oakes
Monday 17 June 2019 – Google Photos. A great way to back up and store your photos in the cloud. Available on a PC, Tablet or Smart phone keep your photos from all your devices in one place.: Brian Oakes
Monday 20 May 2019 – Internet Banking – Marilyn Goodwin and John Harmsworth
Monday 24 June 2019 – Editing enhancements and restoration of photos : Brian Oakes
Monday 27 May 2019 -Members meeting – free.
With Rugby World Cup 2019™ now just a few months away and interest in the event rising representatives from Spark will explain about the various plans available to watch the games
This workshop will cover a mix of Apps that are currently popular.
I Shop New WorldGrocery shopping online, delivered or you collect.
BPMeFuel up and go – avoid queues at the till.
RB digitalMagazines on line, free through AK library.
AT MobilePlan- your journey in the wider AK region by bus, train or ferry.
Rural Weather- Local weather info.
Tides Near Me – Local tide info.
The workshop demonstrations will be on a Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone. Most of the items covered will be relevant to other models/brands of Smartphones. Some of these apps are available on Tablets and Laptops.